Publications

With an array of experts on electoral and political processes, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly produces white papers, books, reports and manuals on topics such as election security; political finance; gender equality; standards for conducting election audits and ensuring electoral integrity and transparency; public opinion on elections and democracy; and providing equal access for persons with disabilities to electoral and political processes. 

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24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The role of the Senate of Pakistan is to promote national cohesion and harmony and to alleviate fears of the smaller provinces regarding domination by any one province because of its majority in the...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The political rights of women, minorities and persons with disabilities are recognized in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and under a number of international conventions and...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The Majlis-e-Shura (Parliament) of Pakistan is the country’s bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and the National Assembly.
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The Election Commission of Pakistan is independent from the Government of Pakistan in its decision-making in control of its finances. However, Election Commission members are selected by a...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
The use of electronic voting technology in elections was introduced in 1964 when punch cards and computer tally machines were first used in the United States presidential primaries in two counties in...
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
Since 2002, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems has provided technical and commodity assistance to strengthen Pakistan’s democratic institutions. 
24 Jun 2015 | PUBLICATION
This IFES Pakistan Fact Sheet provides background information on the purpose and function of caretaker cabinet's during the electoral process. 
30 Apr 2015 | PUBLICATION
In January 2015, the General Election Network for Disability Access in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (AGENDA) publicly launched the first edition of Media Guidelines for Reporting...
20 Apr 2015 | PUBLICATION
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and Democracy International (DI) have released a new joint white paper that identifies best practices for election audits in developing...
3 Mar 2015 | PUBLICATION
IFES' second review of women’s participation as election officials in Kosovo presents statistics from the June 2014 national elections.
28 Jan 2015 | PUBLICATION
Burkina Faso’s political landscape changed dramatically on October 31, 2014, when President Blaise Compaoré stepped down after nearly three decades in power and fled the country. The 2015 elections...
28 Jan 2015 | PUBLICATION
While post-conflict elections relied heavily on international technical and financial assistance, Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) oversaw the general elections in 2005 and 2011 with...